I had UE4.11 and once 4.12 came out, It said I could install 4.12 to where I installed UE4.11 beforehand, my Local Disk C:, but when I tried to install it, it said my disk space was not large enough to download the files, which I understand, cause it was true. So I need to know how to change install location from my Local Disk to my 2TB hard drive. Where do I go for that? I haven’t been able to play my game for the past 3 days because of this. I’ve tried looking to find where I can choose a spot, but nothing’s coming up for me. If anybody can help, I would really appreciate it.
From what I’ve read during a quick Google search, the Engine and Installer need/want to be on the same drive together. To get it to install 4.12 onto your other drive, the installer needs to be on that drive. You should be able to copy your 4.11 installation over to that drive too and the installer should pick up on it.
I haven’t tested it, so this may be wrong.
Welcome! It seems to be a bit tricky, have a read here…
Anyone ever tried this with the installer…? (Edit: see Zarkopafilis post)
It’ll install literally gigabytes of **** onto your C:/ drive whether you like it or not. Unreal has put about 30GB of data into my Local/AppData folder, which is pretty freaking awful since the drive with my OS on it is a fast 80GB SSD intended only for the operating system. I had to use WinDirStat to find out where all my damned space had been going.
@franktech Thank you so much!
I’m doing the same right now, using WinDirStat and saw the mess in AppData, it fuckin eats all the space on my C drive… and wanted to find how to move to another location… DAMN